Maritime Radio

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course.

This complete package with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law!

See course table of contents.

Maritime Radio
16 Sussex Street
Halifax, NS B3R 1N8

Course Date

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm


Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Chris Connor
Friday April 21st, 6-9pm, AND Sunday April 23rd, 1:00-5:00pm
Cost: $100 (CPS members: $90); 2nd family member discount available (share the material)
Early registration recommended. Maximum of 15 students